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Turnip Green Soup


"This recipe was given to me by my aunt. I've never heard of it before but it is really good. A mixture of turnip greens, northern beans, kielbasa sausage, and seasonings. Great served with cornbread."
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2 h 15 m servings 234 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir kielbasa and onion in the hot oil until the onion is tender, 5 to 7 minutes; set aside.
  2. Stir chicken broth, turnip greens, great Northern beans, vegetable soup mix, hot pepper sauce, garlic powder, Creole seasoning, salt, and black pepper together in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir kielbasa mixture into the boiling broth mixture, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer for 2 hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • I put mine in a large slow cooker and simmer on low for 4 to 5 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 234 calories; 11.7 g fat; 21.5 g carbohydrates; 11.6 g protein; 27 mg cholesterol; 1087 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Mmm, love turnip soup! With cornbread. I modified somewhat using what I had on hand (1 northern, 1 black-eyed, 1 pinto) and a can of Rotel tomatoes instead of the vegetable mix. Love the combina...

Delicious! Great on a cold winter day. I have been making this for some time and everyone that has tried it loved it. I don't use the pepper sauce since I use hot sausage but that is just my pre...

Excellent soup even for a vegetarian. Just omit the sausage it is still tasty!

Comfort food at its best! My family loved this, especially the second day.

Great fall meal!

I made this in my Instant Pot and was delighted with it. I used dry beans and fresh turnip greens. I made it again and added some fresh corn from my freezer and it was even better! Six stars f...

used a 16 oz bag of turnip greens, cooked 2 hrs on stovetop

I grew up eating this soup. My dad used Spanish smoked Chorizo not Mexican instead of Kielbasa.

I used fresh turnips, 1 tsp sugar, love this with a pan of corn bread.